Susquehanna University

Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university


Susquehanna University is a private institution established in 1858 with rural setting located at Selinsgrove. It is ranked 141 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $47,290 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,266. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#141 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Location Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1858
Selectivity Low
Size Small
2,351 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $47,290
Outstate Tuition Fee $47,290
Room and Board Fees $12,630
$52,500 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


68% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$0 Application Fee
3.46 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Optional
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Coalition

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, Cambridge English Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

English is a native language

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$37,399 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$33,781 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $62,550
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
85% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application May 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, State Aid Form

Merit Scholarships

Academic Scholarships
Total Worth upto $ 29,000
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Intyernational Student Merit Scholarships
Total Worth upto $25,000
Eligibility International incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria GPA 3.0 and SAT 1100
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Music Scholarship
Total Worth $1,000 to $5,000
Details Performance scholarships from $1,000 to $5,000 are awarded to outstanding music students (by audition).
Alumni Scholarships
Total Worth $1,000
Details Offered to admitted students who are children, stepchildren or grandchildren of Susquehanna alumni in addition to any other merit scholarship.


2,351 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
71% Students graduate within 6 years